Show #7974 - Thursday, April 18, 2019

James Holzhauer game 11.


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Gregory Bodkin, an institutional development manager from Brooklyn, New York

Samantha Merwin, a graduate student from Irvine, California

James Holzhauer, a professional sports gambler from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 10-day cash winnings total $697,787)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Shuffling slowly on AMC:
    $200 27
It's the shelf that's above a fireplace; one at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage was made of--what else--hickory
    $200 7
The 4-letter vibration noise of a well-tuned car engine
    $200 28
A book by M.M. Manring analyzes this pancake mix symbol's roots in the mammy figure of the old South
    $200 29
Launching in 2020, NASA's next scheduled mission to this planet will study human habitability options
    $200 30
Jerusalem's enclosed Old City is divided into these, including the Armenian one
    $400 25
Setting records on Fox:
    $400 24
A type of meal where guests serve themselves can be laid out on this sideboard of the same name
    $400 22
The peppermint kind of this seasonal treat has white & dark chocolate & candy cane pieces
    $400 23
Aunt Beru always made sure there was blue milk on the table for this future Jedi
    $400 21
This Seattle-based chain declared it would do away with plastic straws in all its 28,000 stores by 2020
    $400 20
In 691 A.D. this gold-domed Islamic shrine was built on Jerusalem's Temple Mount
    $600 15
Zipping heroically around the CW:
    $600 19
We've put in some raised planters to have a kitchen garden with parsley, sage, rosemary & this herb
    $600 18
Ray Dolby's technologies removed this sibilant noise from sound recordings
    $600 17
Rosalind Russell played this title auntie in a 1958 film; Roger Smith played nephew Patrick Dennis as a grownup
    $600 16
The 2020 Summer Olympics are planned for this Asian capital that first hosted in 1964
    $600 13
In 1000 B.C. David conquered Jerusalem & made it his capital; about 40 years later, this man, his son, built the first temple
    $800 14
Policing NYC on CBS:
    $800 12
In the dining room, it's a cabinet for the china; out in the yard, it's a cage for our pet rabbits
    $800 11
Another word for weft, this thread is at a right angle to warp in weaving
    $800 10
With the help of a giant fruit & insect friends, this boy escapes his mean aunts Sponge & Spiker
    DD: $3,000 9
Culminating on Aug. 26, 2020, the U.S. will celebrate the 100th anniversary of this egalitarian milestone
    $800 8
In this brief 1967 conflict, Israeli forces captured East Jerusalem from Jordan, reuniting the city
    $1000 6
William H. Macy on Showtime:
    $1000 5
We've got Chex in our pantry & this rhyming brand for the floors of our decks
    $1000 4
In a Miyazaki animated film, this magician has his own "Moving Castle"
    $1000 2
As Aunty Entity, Tina Turner has some issues in the Thunderdome with this title character
    $1000 1
This North Carolina city named for a queen will host the 2020 Republican National Convention
    $1000 3
This legislative body meets in Jerusalem & is named after the "Great Assembly" that met there in the 5th century B.C.

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

James Samantha Gregory
$8,800 $1,000 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Samantha Gregory
$13,200 $1,800 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We need both words as a response.)
    $400 28
Kevin Bacon made his feature film debut as a fraternity pledge in this 1978 John Belushi film
    $400 29
Complete examples we have of this genre of play in Greece are almost all from the big 3 authors, including Aeschylus
    $400 1
The sphygmomanometer will measure this
    $400 15
Term for the senator who has served longer than the other senator from their state
    $400 30
King Alfonso VIII led the Christians to victory over the Moors at the 1212 Battle of Las Navas de Tolosa in this country
    $400 17
A bridge by which one road goes over another & a spring festival commemorating the liberation of the Israelites
    $800 27
He made his debut in 1988's "Mystic Pizza" playing Steamer; friend Ben Affleck also auditioned for the role
    $800 23
Concerning a war & its aftermath, these 2 great epics were written around the 8th century B.C.
    $800 2
Some dashboards have a speedometer next to this instrument as analog dials
    $800 26
Title of the senator who presides over the Senate in the absence of the vice president
    $800 21
Sweden's crown prince was one of the allied commanders who thrashed this man at the 1813 Battle of the Nations
    $800 20
A sudden eruption of a disease & a prison escape
    $1200 24
Tommy Lee Jones first appeared on the big screen as the roommate of Ryan O'Neal's character in this 1970 romance
    $1200 6
In "Politics" this Greek ponders what is the ideal government? & what is the individual's relationship to it?
    $1200 10
This device counts steps just as well as that fitness tracker
    $1200 4
This type of call of the roll ensures there are enough members present to conduct business; for the Senate, it's 51
    $1200 3
At the 552 Battle of Taginae, the Goths under King Totila used spears & were defeated by these longer-range Byzantine fighters
    $1200 19
A short break between airplane flights & a transparent sheet placed on top of another sheet
    $1600 14
Cuba Gooding Jr. made his debut in this 1988 Eddie Murphy comedy about an African prince looking for a wife in NYC
    $1600 7
The title of Petronius' work portraying Roman hedonism adds "-icon" to this half-man mythical creature
    $1600 11
Keeping accurate time was vital for 18th-century sailors--here's a 1760 type of this device
    $1600 25
It's not tabulating touchdowns & field goals, it's the Senate term for the up-to-date tracking of budget actions
    DD: $6,013 5
Portugal's King Sebastian drowned at the 1578 Battle of the 3 Kings in this country across the Gulf of Cadiz
    $1600 18
To maintain a principle & a bank robbery using guns
    $2000 13
As a freshman at Ithaca College, she won the lead role in John Waters' "Hairspray", her film debut
    DD: $9,812 8
From around 170 A.D., the "Meditations" of this Roman emperor reflect on subjects like moral & social virtue
    $2000 12
A mass this-ometer can identify the component parts of a substance
    $2000 22
Supervision of a federal agency or program, as in the Subcommittee on Taxation & IRS ____
    $2000 9
At this battle soon-to-be King William I conquered King Harold
    $2000 16
To make more transactions than another & one who has betrayed his honor for cash

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Samantha Gregory
$47,825 $9,800 $8,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

During his years with the Justice League of America, this superhero sometimes used the secret identity "C. King"

Final scores:

James Samantha Gregory
$74,133 $3,199 $4,200
11-day champion: $771,920 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

James Samantha Gregory
$33,400 $9,800 $8,200
39 R
(including 3 DDs),
0 W
11 R,
1 W
8 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $51,400

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Game tape date: 2019-02-12
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